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Membership Application
Become a valued member of the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee…

The Pasadena Sister Cities Committee is a dynamic group of individuals passionate about fostering international friendships, cultural understanding, and collaboration. As a member, you will play a vital role in connecting Pasadena with communities around the world, contributing to the growth of global relationships and promoting cross-cultural exchange.


Benefits of Membership:

1.Cultural Enrichment: Immerse yourself in diverse cultures and traditions through events, programs, and activities that celebrate our global connections.


2. Community Impact: Contribute to projects that make a positive impact on both local and international communities, promoting goodwill and understanding.


3. Networking Opportunities: Build meaningful connections with like-minded individuals who share a commitment to fostering global harmony and cooperation.


4. Professional Development: Enhance your leadership and teamwork skills by actively participating in the general membership meetings planning and execution of committee initiatives.


To become a member, simply download the application below or attend our upcoming orientation event on February 20 at 10:00a.m.  via zoom. We believe that your unique perspective and enthusiasm will be a valuable addition to our committee, and we look forward to welcoming you to our global family.


If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact the Membership Chair Denise Morey at 626-644-1760 or email her at


Let's embark on this exciting journey together as we build bridges of friendship and understanding across borders!

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Conneting with community leaders

Summer Community Party

Annual Holiday Gathering

Direct Access to Executive Committee

Speaker Series

Name Badge

Membership meetings

Travel Opportunities

the team


I am honored to serve as your 2024 Pasadena Sister Cities Committee President. We will celebrate the rich tapestry of connections that bind us as we collaborate with our international community.


It will be my pleasure to work with a team of dedicated and professional leaders who will form the backbone of PSCC, the Executive Committee. These individuals embody the spirit of cooperation and friendship that defines our mission.


I welcome our esteemed Treasurer, Joann Forte. Joann brings a wealth of financial acumen and a passion for fostering global connections. Her commitment to ensuring the fiscal health of our organization is truly commendable. You will finally receive a budget and monthly financial statement reflecting actual amounts and full transparency.


Next, we have our diligent Secretary, Elizabeth Ellis. Elizabeth is the organizational heartbeat of our team; she will meticulously document our endeavors and ensure that our shared goals are met and exceeded. Her attention to detail and dedication to the cause are truly inspiring.


Last but certainly not least, our Vice President, Martin Gordon. Martin is the driving force behind our strategic initiatives, steering our organization towards new horizons. His track record of leadership and vision will be instrumental in shaping the direction of Pasadena Sister Cities Committee..


Together, Joann Forte, Elizabeth Ellis, and Martin Gordon form a dynamic and committed executive committee. Their collective efforts are pivotal in fostering the bonds of friendship and understanding between Pasadena and its sister cities.


As we embark on this journey of collaboration and cultural exchange, let us celebrate the diversity that unites us and the shared dreams that connect us. Together, with the guidance of our Executive Committee, we will continue to build bridges that span oceans and connect hearts.


Thank you for electing us to serve. May the spirit of camaraderie and cooperation develop and continue to drive the direction of the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee.

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Lena Louise Kennedy


Lena Louise Kennedy- President


Martin Gordon, Vice President


Joann Forte - TREASURER


Elizabeth Ellis, Secretary


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